Echinochasmus

Echinochasmus

(e-kī'nō-kaz'mŭs),
A genus of digenetic flukes (family Echinostomatidae), particularly common in wading and fish-eating birds; the species Echinochasmus perfoliatus var. japonicus is reported as a rare intestinal parasite of humans in Japan.
[echino- + G. chasma, open mouth]
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The parasites were Capillaria sp., Baylisascaris devosi, Echinochasmus sp., and two Coccidian species.
Five parasitic species, two nematodes, one trematode, and two protozoa (Coccidian), were found in sable feces, and they are Capillaria sp., Baylisascaris devosi, Echinochasmus sp., and two different Coccidian species (each of them maybe Eimeria sp.
There was three species, Echinochasmus sp., and Eimeria sp.
chinensis as their host in the native range of the Chinese mystery snail, including three species of Echinochasmus (Echinochasmus elongatus, Echinochasmus redioduplicatus, and Echinochasmus rugosus), 2 species of Echinoparyphium (E.
rhombifer Mouth Parker, 1941 Diclybothrium Polyodon Intestine Bangham & hamulatus spathula Venard, 1942 Diplostomum Didelphis Intestine Byrd et al., variabile virginana 1942 Echinochasmus sp.
Among specimens from the Byrd collection catalogued by Platt and Prestwood, but not deposited in any museum collection, were 12 slide mounted specimens of a member of the digene genus Echinochasmus. Labels written by Byrd indicated the specimens were from the intestine of a common snapping turtle taken from the Lake in the summer of 1937.
A total of 20 species of echinostomes that belong to 8 genera (Echinostoma, Echinochasmus, Acanthoparyphium, Artyfechinostomum, Episthmium, Himasthla, Hypoderaeum, and Isthmiophora) infect humans worldwide (1).
golvani, Ergasilus sp., Echinochasmus leopoldinae, Saccocoelioides sp., Parvitaenia cochlearii and Pseudoacanthostomum panamense); and rare parasites, with prevalence less than 25%.
Echinochasmus leopoldinae numerically dominated the parasite species community during both seasons (Table 2).
Metacercaria de Echinochasmus zubedakhaname, parasito de Cichlasoma urophtalmus en Celestun, Yucatan, Mexico.